Apple requested that Samsung confirm that it would not launch the Galaxy S III in the United States until this Court has had such an opportunity [to rule upon Apple's motion for a preliminary injunction].
Apple lawyers say the Galaxy S III smartphone infringes on a pair of its US patents, and thus shouldnt be allowed for sale in the States.
According the complaint, which was filed in a California court earlier this week and posted online by patent law blogger Florian Muller, the Galaxy S III clearly infringes on data tapping and unified search technologies owned by Apple.
The Samsung Galaxy S III is going to be headed to Verizon in July and pre orders began yesterday.
Apples complaint claims it is clear that infringement can be shown with respect to these patents based on the current record.
Samsung believes Apple’s request is without merit, a Samsung spokesperson told the Los Angeles Times in a statement.
We will vigorously oppose the request and demonstrate to the court that the Galaxy S III is innovative and distinctive.
Ascent plans to introduce similar chargers for other smart phones, including the newly launched Samsung(R) Galaxy S(R) III*, in the near future.
It appears that the phone will cost $149.99 on contract which is appealing, until you see that the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX and its huge battery and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus with its HD screen and the Samsung Galaxy S III are priced at $199.99.
On Tuesday, courts denied Apple a request to ban the sale of the iPad like Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the US.
Samsung: The Patent Wars, Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S III at the beginning of May during an event in London.
Perhaps the most anticipated Android handset this year, its the third generation of Samsungs popular line of Galaxy smarthphones.
Samsung has become the biggest threat to Apple as its Galaxy series of smartphones won popularity among consumers seeking an Android powered device.
The S III runs on Androids latest Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and features a 4.8 inch touch screen, 8 megapixel rear facing camera and 1.9 megapixel front facing camera.
Apples Galaxy S III complaint cites press reports saying Samsung has already sold more than nine million preorders of the device meaning it could cause irreparable harm to Apple.
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